With an overall population of 20,681 and a student population of 20,350, approximately 20,350 of Carbondale students attend one of Carbondale's schools that offer ESL programs.
Carbondale's largest ESL school is Southern Illinois University Carbondale. In 2010, Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in ESL.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in ESL in Carbondale in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Carbondale's ESL schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,913 per year in instate tuition and $32,848 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for ESL related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Carbondale-based ESL schools, you will have an added expense of $8,082 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in ESL, if you decide to work as an english language teacher in Carbondale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,830 english language teachers in Illinois. Of these english language teachers, 230 were working in the greater Carbondale area. Carbondale's english language teacher workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for english language teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an english language teacher in Carbondale is $40,620 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for english language teachers.